Q Guide: Arts & Entertainment

Friday, Nov. 25, 2011

Forest Hills

‘See How They Run:’ Parkside’s zany Brit hit

The reviewer must warn the theatergoer that Parkside Players’ new production of “See How They Run” makes no sense whatsoever. This is a good thing, because this work by Philip King is a complete, unapologetic farce. Even the name of the town where it takes place, Merton-Cum-Middlewick, is weird even for an English placename. Comment.

Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011

Flushing

Jazz Masters shine before packed Flushing Town Hall

The National Endowment of the Arts Jazz Masters’ “Armstrong and Beyond,” the latest edition of the annual Flushing Town Hall Jazz Masters concert, once again drew a capacity crowd on Friday evening. This year as in the past, Jimmy “Little Bird” Heath — a Queens resident, National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master, jazz educator and leader of the ubiquitous Queens Jazz Orchestra — led his colleagues in a very active pre-concert question-and-answer period with the audience. Comment.

Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011

Astoria

Like father, like son

Héctor Colón was only 13 years old when he first became enamored with the prospect of becoming a trumpet player. Comment.

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